eBay Gift Card Nissan Maxima Scam Hooks Car Buyer

eBay gift card car scam

Another buyer fell victim to a Craigslist / eBay Nissan scam. As Doc says, beware of a too good to be true deal. There is no “Bargain Used Car” with free shipping! 🙁 From ABC11 Diane Wilson: One scam caught Ashley Lucas off guard, and she is now out $2,500. She spotted a 2009 Nissan Maxima for sale on Craigslist. It was listed for $1,500, so she wanted to act…

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Theirs An ASS For Every Gift Card Used Car Buyers Seat

Gift Card Car Scam Example

In the used car business it’s often said. Theirs an ASS for every seat! Using gift card’s to buy used cars is a certain scam, you will lose your money! After nearly 14 Years this website has warned consumers of used car scams.. but.. 🙁 Good people looking for that extra special good deal fall victim to fraud every day! So apparently this dude swallowed the sucker bait and is…

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FBI IC3 Car Scam Warning 2018 – Don’t Be A Victim

FBI IC3 Car Scam Warning 2018

Fraudulent Online Motor Vehicle Sales. The Federal Bureau Of Investigation IC3 is warning used car buyers to beware of internet fraud. Scammers are still, after all these years, praying on consumers looking for a bargain automobile. As an update to I-111414-PSA, released November 14, 2014, the FBI is issuing additional information and warnings regarding the fraudulent online sale of cars, recreational vehicles, boats, and other outdoor equipment. Criminals are posting…

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Car Scams Still Conning eBay Buyers In 2018

Fake PayPal Live Chat Defrauds Car Buyer

This eBay Motors buyer claims he is the victim of a recent car scam. Buyer says the Mercedes C220 was listed on the motors site where fraudsters used fake PayPal chat to defraud him. This is nothing new. ebaymotorssucks.com has been warning consumers to beware of fraud on big ticket items since 2004. We reported on eBay and PayPal fake live customer support chat-rooms nearly a decade ago. Not much…

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Amazon Craigslist eBay Protection Plan Fraud Alert

Brand Fraud Vehicle Scam Example

Consumer FRAUD Alert: Beware of popular online venue brand names being used fraudulently to steal your money and your identity. Popular brands like Amazon and eBay are a scammers favorite target! Brand Fraud is being committed by scammers offering unbelievably low prices on automobiles, electronics, jewelry, vacations. You name it – there is a scam running online for it using a popular brand name as the seller. Smartphone apps like…

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ChargeBack Vehicle Titled Property Costs Seller $8500

ChargeBack On Motor Vehicle Titled Property Costs Seller $8500

From TV8 LasVegasNOW: Boat Seller defrauded of $8500 after buyer filed a fraudulent ChargeBack on used Boat sold on eBay Motors. Most credit card companies will not chargeback on “Titled Property” but this one did. It cost this eBay seller her boat and money. Only accept Bank to Bank Wire Transfer for Motor Vehicle Sales! A local woman called 8 On Your Side Consumer Advocate Michelle Mortensen for help after…

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Bad Car Dealers All eBay Cares About Is Seller’s Fees

eBay Inc Bad Seller

Whatever Happened To eBay Trust And Community Values? It’s our opinion all that matters to eBay Inc is their sellers fees! We have blogged about this eBay Motors car dealer seller twice before. The seller is alleged to be have been suspended (NARU in eBay speak) but comes back again and again and again. And is allowed to freely register new sellers accounts. Once again we suggest eBay enable ID…

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eBay VPP & AIA Stalling Car Buyers No Title Claim

eBay VPP & AIA Stalling Car Buyers No Title Claim

Another Crappy Car Deal On eBay Motors. Buyer receives car but does not receive it’s title. Buyer files claim with eBay Vehicle Purchase Protection for a covered claim. It’s been nearly four months since buying the car. eBay and their insurer Auction Insurance Agency of Birmingham AL is stalling the claim. This is another crappy deal that’s killing the last tiny bit of credibility and trust the motors website once…

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Don’t Buy A Car Without An Inspection First

another eBay motors northern rust bucket

Here’s a Rusty Lexus SUV that was purchased online without a vehicle inspection. The word TRUST is a five letter word with no meaning. It’s imperative to inspect the vehicle first before purchasing on a long distance deal. Otherwise you might not be happy with the car you receive. Also a word to the wise about buying a car from the northeast area, or anywhere where they use rock salt…

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Review Of eBay Kuwait Export Car Buyer Fraud

Kuwait eBay Motors Car Buyer Scammed Website Traffic From Kuwait

Today I noticed a lot of website traffic from Kuwait looking at an article i wrote back in March 2013 about a Kuwaiti export car buyer that was scammed out of $23K on eBay Motors. eBay Motors Management has no idea the huge amount of damage negative publicity like this does to their export car buying marketplace They refuse to verify vehicle sellers and allow anyone to set up an account…

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Automobile Phishing And Second Chance Offer Fraud

2005 Ford F-250 Phishing Scam eBay 261227343439

Wonder if these phishing car scams will ever end? I have a hard time believing eBay don’t know these used car phishing scams are going on right under their nose! Is John Donahoe so hell bent on turning eBay into an Amazon clone that he just ignores eBay used auto sales? After all Amazon does not sell used cars. Donahoe has nothing to compete with in that department. Not knowing…

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Will eBay Vehicle Purchase Protection Pay This Claim

Will eBay Motors VPP Pay This Claim? 321118533232

Today we continue our coverage of suspected eBay Fraudster Karl.Moo who already had one auction pulled by eBay (321108161230) Only problem was eBay didn’t suspend the scammer (NARU  in eBay speak). So ole Karl.Moo just went back in and re-listed it again (321111048414) that listing ran until it’s completion on 04/26/2013. Now since we have been publicizing these scams the fraudsters are attempting to legitimize there listings to blend in.…

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Fraudulent Motor Vehicle Purchase Invoice From eBay

eBay Motors 2009 GMC Denali Purchase Invoice From eBay Motors

Here is a Fraudulent 2009 GMC Denali SUV that is being offered by eBay seller bob-dunn3235 item number 121100060535. This car scam works by suckering a Bank Wire Deposit from the victim. This scam will also steal your Identity when you call that fake eBay Motors toll free support line to verify your transaction! This video is living proof that the phishing scam is being OPERATED ON eBay Motors. If…

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eBay Vehicle Purchase Protection Stalling Claim

eBay VPP Admin - Auction Insurance Agency Of Birmingham

This is an update to a video i produced on 04/01/2013. Buyer legitimately bought and payed the seller for this 1997 Chrysler Sebring Convertible. Once seller had buyers money that was the end of the communication. Buyer legitimately bought this car ON eBay Motors, and filed a VPP claim. But the claims administrator (Auction Insurance Agency of Birmingham) is stalling the buyer and so far has not paid this valid claim. My…

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eBay Vehicle Purchase Protection What’s Covered

eBay VPP Whats Covered?

We’ve noticed an increase of emails asking about eBay, Amazon, and Google Checkout vehicle purchase protection coverage questions. So we produced this video laying out what is covered and most important, what’s not covered. For starters, you must be an eBay member in good standing and have legitimately won a vehicle auction or clicked a buy-now listing on the eBay website. NO OFF SITE transactions apply! Never send payment or…

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Single Mom Loses $2000 In VPP Protection Scam

Single Mom Defrauded By eBay VPP Scam

This woman thought she’d found a great deal when she came across the white 2005 Honda Accord on Craigslist. The 27-year-old mother of two was looking for a reliable, low-mileage used car at a good price. But almost a month later, Tripp is out $2,000 and heartbroken over being pulled into what now appears to be an online fraud scheme. I should have known now that I think about it,”…

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The RED Flags Of A Fraudulent Internet Car Listing

Red Flags Of Fraudulent Car Listings

Here is another video Doc produced to point out the RED Flags of an Internet Car Scam! New seller with no feedback, Auto Check shows the cars last known location is in California, but the seller is located in Iowa. The listing is asking buyers to contact the seller to buy it for $22,000, and is saying not to bid. If you are car shopping on the net, I suggest…

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Another eBay Car Buyer Scammed $9,000 LOST

ebay car scammer

It starts with a car for sale with a dirt cheap price. Before the buyer knows it his money is gone! Folks.. Come On – Wise Up. Don’t swallow the sucker bait! From this eBay Motors Forum Post: E-Bay Scam on e-bay autos-Invoice from e-bay motors no ligit!! Apr 2, 2013 05:20 PM I purchased a car from e-bay motors, so I thought I was. Had several discussion with seller,…

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Another eBay Motors Fraud Victim Bites The Dust

Warning Scams Ahead

Why do folks go search the net for vehicle scam advice AFTER they have been had? Folks, do your Homework FIRST Before Buying! Actual email Doc received from another Internet motor vehicle fraud victim who lost $20,000 to a cleverly baited bank wire transfer scam: On January 31, 2013, I saw an Ebay listing #290854462760 for a Toyota Highlander. The listing said to contact the seller via email xxxxxx@yahoo.com I…

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Buying A Vehicle On The Internet? Inspect It First

1999 Lexus GS350

Upon taking a tour of eBay Motors discussion board i came upon this discussion: Payment method to be cover by Ebay Vehicle Purchase Protection Oct 15, 2012 05:57 PM Hi, I bought a used car with Buy Now option which required $500 instant payment through Paypal which I made. How could I make the rest of the payment (about $4300) to be covered by ebay VPP plan? Can I do…

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